By Max Landsberg

An experience throughout one thousand miles of Scotland's mountains. during this own advisor to the triumphs, hardships and perils of scaling the Munros, Landsberg brings the thrill and pitfalls of hill-climbing to lifestyles. Landsberg's adventures are offered in shiny element, with insights starting from encompassing the sweetness of certain reports like seeing the start of a deer to the mundane pride of the flavor of sandwich he had on a given day. all through his account, Landsberg offers an in-depth perception into his growing to be obsession with mountaineering the Munroes and its influence on his actual, emotional and non secular improvement. With insights at the historical past, tradition, ecology and geology of Scotland's mountains and publications to Gaelic position names, mountain security and an research the technological know-how of strolling, this publication offers a whole consultant for somebody searching for event within the Highlands, and is certain to encourage a person who reads it to head climb a rock!ExcerptOne day I walked into those mountains, and that i by no means got here all of the long ago. For even though Scotland's mountains will not be the top on the planet, they're definitely among the main awe-inspiring and enthralling. From the towering pinnacles of Skye, to the excessive rolling plateau of the Cairngorms; from the bonnie braes of Ben Lomond to the weeping cliffs of Glencoe; from the rocky battlements that encircle Loch Arkaig, to the mild folds of Ben Lawers because it spills right down to Loch Tay: listed here are provided scenes of unrivalled splendour, landscapes of extraordinary sort, and a magic floor for private connection, notion, and transformation. those are areas of obtainable experience - we go away at the back of the protection of the plush glen to go the swooping moor, clamber up via craggy corridors, and with silver chuckling burn then spatey cascade as our someday advisor we succeed in eventually the grand summits of those lands. right here underneath 100 rainbows lie 100 pots of gold - unclaimed scenic ingots which are yours for the taking and to which i'm hoping to steer you, on a trip for physique, for brain, and maybe for anything deeper.

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